Stories for August 23, 2012
At the Mobile Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center, there's a whirlwind of great finds, including a lap desk given to Martha Washington's granddaughter by the Marquis de Lafayette; a watch once belonging to baseball great Leroy "Satchel" Paige, bought at a pawnshop for $25; and a strikingly beautiful vase - created by legendary ceramicist George Ohr and brought to ROADSHOW by one of Ohr's great-grandchildren - valued at $10,000 to $15,000.
The law that governs California’s complex environmental review process for development projects will not be rewritten in the next week and a half.
A trade group says California’s effort to slow global warming may put a deep freeze on the state’s economy.
The preliminary results from this year’s California High School Exit Exam are out and the results continue several positive trends.
Just a few days after Escondido students started classes, city police today issued a reminder of the 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew times for people under 18 years old.
Veteran journalists Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff anchor complete live coverage of the 2012 Democratic National Political Convention, from the opening gavel to its official close. Between speeches and events on the convention floor, Ifill and Woodruff interview political newsmakers and solicit analysis and perspective from NewsHour regulars Shields and Brooks, presidential historians and others.
Three men have pleaded guilty in an alleged scheme to fix a University of San Diego basketball game.
San Diego County officials say three squirrels have tested positive for plague in routine monitoring on Palomar Mountain.
Should HIV tests be as common as cholesterol checks? A federal task force is expected to weigh in.